Graham Denis Allan has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective September 1, 2020.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from Monash University, a postgraduate degree from Monash University, and an MBA from the University of Melbourne.
From 2012-to 2017, he was CEO of Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd, a leading Asian retailer based in Hong Kong. From 1992 to 2012, he held various leadership positions at PepsiCo / Yum Brands, took over the role of President of Yum Restaurants International in 2003, and led the development of the global brands KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell in more than 120 international markets. Prior to his tenure at Yum Restaurants, he worked as a consultant including at McKinsey & Co Inc.
Graham brings to the board more than 40 years of strategic, business, and market experience in consumer-focused companies in a variety of geographies.
Graham is the senior independent non-executive director of EUROLAB and the independent non-executive director of Associated British Foods plc. He also serves as a director of private companies as chairman of Baby Footwear and director of Americana Foods.
Graham is op it suits of Senior Independent Non-Executive Director fan Intertek Group plc en Fan of Independent Non-Executive Director Associated British Foods plc. He has also served as director of private companies as chairman of Baby Footwear, director of Americana Foods, and chairman of Nando’s Restaurants. Prior to retiring in December 2017, he was CEO of Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd (a Hong Kong-based multi-format Asian retailer) for five years from 2003-to 2012, he was President and CEO of Yum Restaurants International and led the development of the global brands KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in more than 120 international markets. During this time, he served on the IHG Board of Directors as a non-executive director from 2010-to 2012, when he moved to Hong Kong as Chief Operating Officer of Dairy Farm InternationalPrior to joining Yum Restaurants, he held senior positions in multinational food and beverage companies and worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. Inc.